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  Common Wave Cabera exanthemata  

B&F: 1956

ABH: 70.278

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Common.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Double brooded from May to August.

Observations: The moth is not strongly attracted to light and is often seen flying at dusk. Captures at the Fineshade Rothamsted light trap in the 1990’s show an annual average of four moths taken with an overall flight period from 23 May to 5 September.

Confusion Species: Common White Wave

L.O.N.: 1907. Everywhere. Very common.  

First Record: 1842, Clark.